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where a manhole blew up late this afternoon. when ktvu - when news chopper 2 first arrived, it was thought that one man was injured. but it turns out someone was hurt at another accident that happened just a couple blocks away. >>> wal-mart is just one of a list of major retailers planning to open early and stay open late to lure in black friday shoppers. rob roth is live now in oakland where protesters are hoping to disrupt the search for those holiday bargains. >> reporter: we were with the protesters when they went inside shouting their demands. the protest is part of the nationwide campaign to pressure wal-mart into paying workers more and providing better benefits. the noisy but peaceful demonstration caught shoppers offguard. >> i understand the cause so i respect it. i'm for it, so i hope they get exactly what they're asking for. >> reporter: bravo is a custodian at wal-mart. he says he lives paycheck to paycheck, earning 9.85 an hour. >> we deserve more and i believe wal-mart should pay us more. >> reporter: wal-mart says its turnover rate is lower than the national
like garbage cans. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police are investigating a string of smash and grabs. people found this, car windows smashed. you can see here the dashboard ripped apart in this suv. police received 5 reports but can't say if anything was taken. at this point police have no suspects. >>> man was shot and skilled last night -- killed last night. jose rivera estrada was found lying on the sidewalk about 9:30 p.m. he was pronounced dead. the suspect or suspects took off in the victim's car. jose rivera estrada was a cook and may have been on his way home after leaving work. >>> police and the chp are investigating a bizarre shoot out on 580. last night passengers in two cars fired shots at each other. officers found shell casings and two abandon cars covered in bullet holes. >> fortunately no indant bystanders were hit -- no bistandards were hit. >> no gun shot victims turned up at any hospitals. police have several good witnesses and that people can call in tips anonymously. >>> the former president of the school board made a statement. he stepped down novembe
fraudulent charges ranging from just a few dollars to nearly $1,000. the general manager tells ktvu the hacker gained access to the brewery's wireless internet. the brewery has shut down the system and is now asking customers to cancel credit and debit cards as a precaution. >>> oakland is trying something new in its ongoing battle with graffiti. paul chambers is live now in oakland with a different tactic the city is using to target taggers, paul. >> julie, graffiti is a huge problem in the city of oakland. take a look at it yourself. this entire side of the building has been defaced but today the city council members and business owners took the first step at combating the problem. you can see graffiti almost everywhere you look. an eyesore to many especially the owner of mido a new restaurant near jack london square. >> we selected the color because we wanted to kind of beautify this corner. it's bad enough we get a lot of trash that's dumped here on the side. >> reporter: silvi kwra mccollow and her husband opened the restaurant two years ago, since then they have spent a lot of
will stay open through the end of march. >> ktvu has a list of food banks and charities that need your help this holiday season. just look under the hot topics on your home page to find out how you can help those in need. >>> a hewlett-packard investigator today filed suit over an acquisition that led to a stock drop hp is being accused of making false statements about british manufacturer atonmy. hp bought the company last year for more than $11 billion. >>age 8-year prison -- an 8- year prison sentence is being recommended for kendy dirky. he pleaded guilty in march to five charges of mail fraud. she is scheduled to be sentenced on wednesday. >>> san francisco general hospital is demanding more than a million dollars from the los angeles dodgers for the medical care given to brian tstowe, who was savagely beaten last year at dodgers stadium in los angeles. san francisco general value seeking $1.2 million from the team as reimbursement for the extensive brain trauma treatment that stowe received. the family is also suing the dodgers for $50 million for life time medical expenses that he fa
rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> check this out. another accident tied up traffic this morning. the crash involved a jackknifed big rig and several other vehicles on eastbound 80 in berkeley. happened about 10:15. traffic quickly backed up, but crews were able to clear the mess about an hour later. >> a small plane crashed today in northern california killing the pilot. the lane going down just about two hours ago near the airport in the town of san andreas. these pictures of the wreckage, there is not much left of this plane. authorities are on then scene there looking into the cause. >>> police in clear lake in lake county are asking for the public's help tonight to find these two missing teenage aers. lacy elwood and sarah beck were last seen at a taco bell on saturday. elwood is described as 145 pounds, blond hair and blue eyes. becca is described as 5'7", 135 pounds, also with blond hair and hazel eyes. they may be headed to the ukia area. >>> police arrested two people suspect odd of a shooting a at nightclub. it happened at club 101 around 12:30 last night. two men were shot after
caused any of this morning's breaks. ktvu.com is on storm watch tonight. you'll find live radar and you can track road conditions and other effects from the rain. >> the picket line is coming down and port of oakland truckers and long shoremen are getting back to work tonight after a day long strike stopped work. eric rasmussen is live with the last minute deal that ended this strike earlier than expected. >> reporter: union workers told me they were prepared to be out here until 8 or 9:00 tonight. about 90 minutes ago both sides reached a deal to go back to the bargaining table. it means the port is open for business. as workers continue joining the picket line at the port of oakland we broke the news that union leaders and port officials reached a deal to resume contract talks. >> it's great. we have achieved what we set out to do. >> reporter: a yuan youon executive confirmed it say. >> leverage the condition to agree with seiu 10 to 1 to go bark to the bargaining table. >> reporter: earlier workers stared down semi trucks and came face to face with frustrated drivers. he says not ma
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